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GPSA leaders balance school, advocacy

GPSA leaders balance school, advocacy

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, GPSA, Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Correction: Josh Munroe's name has been updated to reflect its correct spelling. The new leaders of GPSA — Amir Gilmore, David Silva and Josh Munroe — are performing balancing acts. They are graduate students completing their dissertations, job hunters looking for workplaces after graduation and exec...

‘Being a female voice in a room is very important’

‘Being a female voice in a room is very important’

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergeen reporter

August 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, ASWSU, Features, Local, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Savannah Rogers hopes to utilize her position as ASWSU President this year to bring both a woman’s perspective and a safety-based, holistic approach to the student body. Rogers, elected in spring 2018, ran a campaign focused on safety and empowerment. She said she defines safety as something...

Local teachers rally before meeting for salary increase

Local teachers rally before meeting for salary increase

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

August 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

Yesterday teachers and their supporters gathered outside the entrance of Pullman High School to rally in support of raising teacher salaries in the Pullman School District. The group listened to speeches and shouted chants before filing into the auditorium, where the school board held a meeting. The...

City Council discusses adding solar panels to City Hall

City Council discusses adding solar panels to City Hall

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 8, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Politics, Pullman Community, Showcase

Pullman’s City Council discussed the possibility of using solar panels at the new City Hall which will be built in the coming years at a meeting Tuesday. Councilmembers listened to a presentation from Scott Lewis, Pullman’s account manager with Apollo Solutions Group, the company the council is...

Whitman County Primary Elections results

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 7, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Primary Elections ended Tuesday at 8 p.m. across the state as citizens choose which two candidates they want to see move on to November's General Elections for a multitude of races. The first set of ballots have been counted, and the results are as follows. This page will be updated as more ballots are...

Opal Street to close for second day Tuesday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 6, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, WSU Pullman campus

The City of Pullman will close Opal Street from Campus to Oak Street from approximately 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow to make pavement repairs. There will be detour routes set up, but the City asks people to plan ahead and use alternate routes if possible, according to a tweet. Opal Street was also closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p....

Excessive heat warning in effect starting Wednesday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 6, 2018


Filed under Local, Moscow Community, News, Pullman Community, Safety, WSU Pullman campus, WSU Spokane

The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued an excessive heat watch for Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho which starts Wednesday and ends Friday evening. Temperatures are expected to reach the upper 90s and peak around 110 in some areas, according to the warning. Overnight lows will dip...

High Street to close Friday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 2, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

High Street on Pullman's Pioneer Hill will closed all day Friday as crews work to repair sidewalks bordering the road. The closure will shut down High Street from Paradise to Jackson Street, according to a City of Pullman news release. The work is one of many construction projects that have taken...

Clinton, Nelson face off for treasurer in front of voters

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 1, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Republican incumbent Mark Clinton and Democratic challenger Christina Nelson answered questions at a forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman at the Whitman County Library in Colfax on July 17. The pair will move on to the general election in November as the only two candidates in the fiel...

Fejeran, Jamison attempt to sway voters in battle for auditor

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

August 1, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

Democrat Eric Fejeran and Republican Sandy Jamison answered questions from voters during a forum held by the League of Women Voters of Pullman at the Whitman County Library in Colfax on July 17. Both candidates will go through to the general election in November as the only two candidates in the fiel...

County commissioner candidates answer questions

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 30, 2018


Filed under Local, Local elections, News, Politics, Pullman Community

The pair of candidates for Whitman County Commissioner District 3 answered questions from constituents at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Pullman at the Whitman County Library on July 17. Incumbent Republican Michael Largent and Democratic challenger John-Mark Mahnkey will move ...

Westwood Drive to close Tuesday, Wednesday

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

Westwood Drive, located on College Hill, will close Tuesday and Wednesday as crews work to repair asphalt. No through traffic will be allowed from Merman to Northwood Drive during the hot asphalt patching work, according to a City of Pullman news release. The construction is one of various projects...

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